Applying Use Cases in Agile: Use Case 2.0, Slicing and Laminating

by Ben Linders Follow 28 Followers on  Feb 13, 2014 1

To incrementally develop and deliver products using agile software development, requirements are gathered and organized into a product backlog. A requirement technique that is used in agile software development is use cases. Some techniques to apply use cases for managing product requirements in agile are use case 2.0, slicing and laminating.


The Various Flavors of Unified Process

by Shane Hastie Follow 28 Followers on  Feb 20, 2010 3

The Rational Unified Process(RUP) was developed through the 1990's as a framework for software engineering best practices. Features such as iterations, simplicity, focus on value and regular feedback were identified as being important for Asuccessful software engineering. A number of authors have built methodologies that adapt UP to different project domains. This article examines some of them.


MomentumSI Releases new SOA Framework

by Jean-Jacques Dubray Follow 3 Followers on  Mar 04, 2008

MomentumSI released yesterday its SOA Framework -Harmony. It contains 5 perspectives which include Lifecycle, Governance, Technology, Maturity Model and Information Model. A SOA Framework is typically used to structure the organization, processes, activities, metadata... deployed for service construction.


Interview: Per Kroll on Agility and Discipline, RUP, Distributed Development

by Floyd Marinescu Follow 38 Followers on  May 04, 2007

Per Kroll is a director at Rational Software Corporation, where he's responsible for the development and management of the Rational Unified Process. In this interview, Per shares insights from his book 'Agility and Discipline', Agile practices for distributed development, how RUP is changing to support teams that want to customize it, and RUP vs. Agile.


Reading List: Agility and Discipline Made Easy

by Alexandru Popescu Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 07, 2006

It's always interesting to check out what's at the top of your colleagues' reading pile... This week, it's a selection from the reading list of InfoQ's architect and co-founder, Alexander Popescu. Alex thought so much of this book, he recommends it to all team participants.


Agile, Orthodoxy and a Message From God

by Deborah Hartmann Preuss Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 06, 2006 1

A long and complex thread on the ScrumDevelopment list, set off by the phrase "Agile 2.0," has been exploring the past and future of Agile methodologies (for good or ill) including so-called "next generations" approaches like AUP, MSF Agile, and AMDD. Ron Jeffries, Ken Schwaber and Scott Ambler are just a few of the serious agilists who participated in this lively conversation.


SOA Integration and Methodologies

by Miko Matsumura Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 24, 2006 5

Miko Matsumura interviews John Harby, an independent consultant, OASIS Techican Committee member and SOA practitioner on popular SOA implementation methodologies.


IBM Updates Rational Toolset

by Miko Matsumura Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 06, 2006

IBM announced today a host of new SOA tools which were launched at the Rational Software Development Conference 2006. These tools increasingly support governance through the lifecycle stages of design, development, deployment, testing and maintenance.


Converting a project from a waterfall to an iterative approach

by Scott Ambler Follow 1 Followers on  May 25, 2006

Software developers who firmly believe in an iterative approach must work for clients who, for various reasons, are rooted in a traditional methodology. This article discusses ways to help such organizations make a transition.


Agile Unified Process v1.1 Released

by Scott Ambler Follow 1 Followers on  May 14, 2006

The latest version of the Agile Unified Process (AUP) is available for download. This free, HTML-based product describes an agile instantiation of the Unified Process (UP).

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